The Library: What's Inside

Last Updated April 2020

  • Getting Familiar With Flourish
  • Membership Tour  
  • The Mindset of a Flourishing Artist
  • Stages of a Flourishing Surface Designer
  • Weeds + Seeds  
  • Moving from Dreaming to Doing  
  • The Ultimate Resource Guide  
  • Virtual Peer Groups
  • Welcome To The Sprout Stage!

  • Mark Your Mission: Why Are You Here? 

  • 10 Seconds Of Courage Is All You Need 

  • One Thing Every Day (The Secret To Success!) 

  • Setting Goals 

  • How To Have Your Most Productive 12 Months 

  • Asking The Experts: Why Do You Love Being A Surface Pattern Designer?

  • Bookshelf: 5 Must Read Books On Artful Living 

  • Getting Started + Stay Motivated 

  • How To Learn Anything You Want To 

  • How To Quit Your Day Job 

  • What I Wish I Had Known When I Was Starting Out 

  • 5 Part Plan for Achieving Goals 

  • Workflow Pro

  • Welcome To The Seed Stage!  
  • 10 Tips For Becoming A Surface Pattern Designer 
  • How To Make A Color Palette That WOWS 
  • Goal Setting: Choosing An Industry 
  • How to Choose Complimentary Fonts [+ Resources] 
  • My Favorite Time Management Hacks 
  • How To Cherish The Hardest Time In Your Career 
  • Pros And Cons: Wacom Vs. iPad Pro + Apple Pencil 
  • To Share Or Not To Share? 
  • Welcome To The Bud Stage!  
  • Gathering Inspiration For A Pattern Collection 
  • File Types and Color Profiles 
  • Would You Buy Your Own Artwork? 
  • From File to Finished Product 
  • Making Your Workflow WORK 
  • [Email Marketing] Add This One Thing To Your Emails TODAY! 
  • eBook: 12 Things That Make My Business T H R I V E 
  • Why Being Busy Is Overrated (And How To Avoid It) 
  • Feeling S T U C K? 
  • Finding Your Signature Style 
  • File Organization  

  • Apps for the iPad Pro 

  • Procreate Workflow for Textured Vectors 

  • Welcome To The Root Stage!  
  • Your Checklist For Entering The 'Real World' As A Designer 
  • How to Gather Inspiration + 6 Steps to Collection Creation 
  • Completing Collections & Building a Portfolio 
  • Designing Coordinates For A Pattern Collection 
  • Designing a Focal Or "Hero" Print For A Collection 
  • 30 Days to a Collection 
  • Copyright For Artists 
  • [Email Marketing] Why Your Email List Is Everything  
  • [Email Marketing] How To Grow + Engage Your List 
  • [Email Marketing] How to Grow your List - Part I  
  • [Email Marketing] How to Grow your List Part II 
  • [Email Marketing] Which Email Marketing Service Providers Should I Use? 
  • 3 Of My Favorite Marketing Strategies 
  • Being Intentional With Instagram 
  • How To Grow An Authentic Following 
  • How To Host A Blog Tour [Pro Tips] 
  • Instagram For Your Brand: Tools For Success 
  • eBook: Bookbinding 101 
  • How To Get Your Work Noticed + What To Charge For It 
  • Learn How To Submit Your Work [Pro Tips] 
  • How To Take Your Own Product Mockup Photos 
  • How To Create Mockup Templates 
  • Welcome To The Bloom Stage!  
  • Time Management Skills 
  • Make a Portfolio that WOWS  
  • Types of Portfolios [AUDIO LESSON] 
  • Etiquette For Submitting Your Portfolio 
  • Submitting Your Work: Email Template + Swipe Files 
  • Master List of Companies and Clients 
  • Protect Yourself: What To Look For When Reviewing A Contract 
  • Going Beyond A Business By Building A Brand 
  • How to Connect, Collaborate + Organize Projects 
  • eCommerce: 5 Ways To Guide A Customer Through An Online Shop 
  • Welcome To The Flourish Stage!
  • (1) How My Business Changed When I Began "Selling With No Ceiling" 
  • (2) My Favorite Ways To Create Residual Income Streams 
  • (3) What You Can Expect To Earn 
  • Why You Might Consider Teaching + 10 Steps to Course Creation 
  • Teaching Platforms 
  • Creating Content For A Course [Pro Tips]  
  • Your 90 Day Plan to Launch ANYTHING Online [Part 1: Prelaunch] 
  • Your 90 Day Plan to Launch ANYTHING Online [Part 2: The Launch] 
  • Copywriting: The Art Of Copywriting 
  • Copywriting: Writing Copy To Address Your Customers Concerns 
  • Copywriting: 4 Steps To Writing Great Product Descriptions 
  • An Interview About Quilt Market 
  • Setting Up A Booth Display [Pro Tips] 
  • Your Avatar: Developing Your Ideal Customer 
  • Your Avatar: How To Reach + Engage Your Ideal Customer (or Client) 
  • Affiliate Marketing 101 
  • Membership Sites 101 
  • Membership Site Strategy 
  • Facebook Ads (Part 1 of 2) 
  • Facebook Ads [Part 2 of 2] 
  • Live Q&A: A behind the scenes look at working with companies  
  • A Lettering Project  
  • Behind The Scenes: Speaking at Skillshare Headquarters 
  • Behind The Scenes: What It Takes To Launch A Course 
  • Behind the Scenes of the Phoenix Meet & Greet 
  • Behind the Scenes: Filming the Focus to Flourish Course  
  • Behind The Scenes: Meet Team Bonnie Christine  
  • Behind the Scenes: Immersion Course Launch 
  • Behind the Scenes: Setting up an Opt-In using ConvertKit  
  • Sketch + Scan  
  • Vectorize + Color  
  • Create a Repeating Pattern  
  • Save + Export  
  • Involve the Children!  
  • Live Q&A April 24th 2020  
  • Live Q&A March 23rd 2020  
  • Live Q&A February 21st, 2020  
  • Live Q&A January 31st 2020 
  • Live Q&A January 10th 2020  
  • Announcements! January 8th, 2020  
  • Live Q&A December 3rd, 2019  
  • Live Q&A November 4th, 2019  
  • BONUS: Meet My Husband :)  
  • 10-in-10 Q&A October 30th, 2019  
  • BONUS: Planner Preview!  
  • Live Q&A October 7th, 2019  
  • Live Q&A August 2019  
  • 10-in-10 August 8th, 2019  
  • Live Q&A July 2019  
  • Live Q&A June 2019  
  • Live Q&A May 2019  
  • Live Q&A April 26th 2019  
  • Live Q&A March 29th 2019 
  • Live Q&A March 1st 2019 [Launch Debrief]  
  • Live Q&A January 25, 2019  
  • Live Q&A November 30th, 2018 
  • Live Q&A September 28th, 2018  
  • Live Q&A May 25th, 2018 
  • Quilt Market Q&A with Tessie Faye 
  • Interview with Jessica Swift - all about COLOR! 
  • Q4 Live Q&A Session 2017 
  • Q3 Live Q&A Session 2017 
  • Q2 Live Q&A Session 2017 
  • Q1 Live Q&A Session 2017 
  • Going LIVE from QuiltCon with Pat Bravo, Amy Sinibaldi & Katarina Roccella  
  • Interview with (my!) accountant Amy Northard 
  • Interview with Attorney for Creatives, Christina Scalera
  1. How to Apply 
  2. Laser Session with Dora Cuenca 
  3. Laser Session with Adrien + Lemon Lovegood 
  • Challenge Rules  
  • January 2020 Challenge 
  • February 2020 Challenge 
  • March 2020 Challenge 
  • April 2020 Challenge 
  • Meet Diane Rooney: Faith and action. It opens doors!
  • Meet Nancy Noreth: And be Inspired!
  • House Portraits
  • Urban Jungle
  • Vintage Garden
  • Mixed Media Illustration
  • Arches and Line Work

Photography

  • Product Photography 101
  • Photography Equipment + Resources Galore
  • Photography Styles (And Why You Need One)
  • Post Processing Photo Flow

Videography

  • Providing Value + Income Through Videos
  • How To Make Your Own Stop Motion Videos [Tutorial]
  • Creating Visual Content: Tips For Video + Audio Setup
  • Three Types Of Videos You Can Easily Make In iMovie

Motherhood

  • Motherhood: Tips For Working At Home
  • Motherhood: Tips For Finding Time

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